A 15-year-old boy has died after a group of teenagers ‘got into difficulty’ in a river in Carlisle.
Another boy, aged 14, is in a critical condition in hospital, according to police.
A Cumbria Constabulary spokesman said: ‘Police can confirm that the body of a teenage boy has been located in the River Eden in Carlisle.
‘The body was found in the river near to the Rosehill area shortly after 1:30pm today (27 May).
‘The discovery of the body followed an extensive multi-agency search operation in response to an incident where a group of teenage boys had got into difficulty in the River Eden.
‘One of the group, a 15-year-old from Carlisle, was missing following the incident.
‘No formal identification has yet been confirmed, however the family of the 15-year-old have been informed. They are being supported by specialist officers.
‘A file will be prepared for the Coroner.’
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